Kimble, Young Take All-Around Titles At 2017 Men's National Qualifier
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., July 15, 2017 -- Marvin Kimble of Milwaukee, Wis./Salto, and Dylan Young of Burbank, Calif./Gymnastics Olympica, won the senior and junior all-around titles, respectively, at the 2017 Men's National Qualifier. The Qualifier, held in Colorado Springs at the U.S. Olympic Training Center, was the final men's qualifying event for the 2017 P&G Gymnastics Championships in Anaheim, Calif., Aug. 17-20.
Kimble topped the senior all-around standings with his 83.550 total. Shane Wiskus of Spring Park, Minn./University of Minnesota, finished second at 82.200, followed by Cameron Bock of Newport Beach, Calif./U.S. Olympic Training Center, in third (81.700). Gymnasts use this event either to qualify for championships or as a tune-up for August.
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The senior individual events titlists are: Eddie Penev of Penfield, N.Y./U.S. Olympic Training Center, 15.050, floor exercise; Brandon Ngai of Sacramento, Calif./University of Illinois, 14.600, pommel horse; Trevor Howard of Columbus, Ohio/Ohio State University, 14.600, still rings; Matthew Wenske of Houston/University of Oklahoma, 15.050, vault; Jordan Valdez of Louisville, Colo./University of Illinois, 14.350, parallel bars; and Kimble, 13.800, horizontal bar.
Dylan Young of Burbank, Calif./Gymnastics Olympica, topped the combined junior all-around standings at 127.450, followed by David Willett of High Point, N.C./High Point, at 124.600. Spencer Goodell of Tigard, Ore./OMEGA, finished third (124.100).
Eighteen senior athletes qualified to the 2017 P&G Championships based on the results of the National Qualification Points System. The top seven junior elite gymnasts also qualified to the P&G Championships based on the two-day, all-around rankings (optional + technical sequence score). The 25 junior and senior men who advanced to the 2017 P&G Championships are listed below by state. The complete list of qualifiers will be announced by USAG shortly.
P&G Championships Qualifiers
CaliforniaCameron Bock of Newport Beach, Calif./U.S. Olympic Training Center, senior
Adrian De Los Angeles of Long Beach, Calif./U.S. Olympic Training Center, senior
Brandon Ngai of Sacramento, Calif./University of Illinois, senior
Alex Powarzynski of Menifee, Calif./University of Oklahoma, senior
Matthew Randolph of La Canada, Calif./Payke, junior Daniel Yoon of Huntington Beach, Calif./SCATS, junior Dylan Young of Burbank, Calif./Gymnastics Olympica, junior
ColoradoJordan Valdez of Louisville, Colo./University of Illinois, senior
FloridaAntonio Castro of Pinecrest, Fla./University of Nebraska, senior
IndianaChristopher Stephenson of Fishers, Ind./University of Nebraska, senior
LouisianaJalon Stephens of Shreveport, La./University of Minnesota, senior
MassachusettsLiam Doherty-Herwitz of Bedford, Mass./Brestyan's, junior
MinnesotaShane Wiskus of Spring Park, Minn./University of Minnesota, senior
North CarolinaDavid Willett of High Point, N.C./High Point, junior
OhioTrevor Howard of Columbus, Ohio/Ohio State, senior
OklahomaJordan Kovach of Chickasha, Okla./Bart Conner, senior
Sean Neighbarger of Chickasha, Okla./Ohio State, senior
OregonDavid Willett of High Point, N.C./High Point, junior
South CarolinaAnthony McCallum II of Columbia, S.C./University of Michigan, senior
TexasMichael Reid of Kileen, Texas/Southlake, senior
Morgan Seyler of Flower Mound, Texas/Southlake, junior
Matthew Wenske of Houston, Texas/University of Oklahoma, senior
Alexander Wilson of Sugarland, Texas/Ohio State, senior
VirginiaKiwan Watts of N. Chesterfield, Va./Above The Bar, senior
WisconsinMarvin Kimble of Milwaukee, Wis./Salto, senior
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